Is the Blippar App for You?

Blippar is a new app I downloaded to my iPhone today. It's unlike other apps I've used, both for good and bad. To use Blippar, you start the app, point the integrated camera at a Blippar-ready object and scan. Once the scan completes, you are connected to an...

I Want My Popcorn

Boca Homeschool Choir (singing): Pinecones and holly berries. Popcorn for you. Apples for me… Belinda (9): Who would pick apples over popcorn? Why do they get the popcorn?

(Really) Stupid Christmas Jokes

While purging my hard drive, I came across multiple files that had Christmas jokes. I do not know why I saved these. I plead the 5th. But here you are, for your holiday enjoyment. Or something. Q: Why does Santa have 3 gardens? A: So he can ho-ho-ho. Q: What do you...

Top 5 Ways to Be Annoying This Christmas

You are the lucky beneficiaries of the purging of my hard drive. I did not write this. And even if I did, I wouldn't admit it. Hang a stocking with your roommate's name on it. Collect coal and sharp objects in it. Paint your nose red and wear antlers. Constantly...

Apple Cranberry Walnut Relish

Thanksgiving is a huge deal at our house. All holidays are. Traditions are sacred and all else must accommodate them. But given that I am not a fan of cooking and Thanksgiving revolves around food, this most lovely of holidays has been wonderful mostly in theory and a...